* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * A P R I L 13th * * * * * D A Y 103 of 2018 * * * * *
It goes without saying but I’ll mention it anyway, IT”S FRIDAY the 13th !!!
Happy Blame Someone Else Day ! Who you gonna blame ?
Raleigh, North Carolina is occupied by Union Forces in 1865Henry Aaron made his Major League Debut with the Milwaukee Braves in 1954
Sidney Poitier becomes the first African-American male to win the Best Actor award for the film Lilies of the Field in 1964
1970: – An oxygen tank aboard Apollo 13 explodes, putting the crew in great danger and causing major damage to the spacecraft while en route to the Moon.
The Treasury Department reintroduces the two-dollar bill as a Federal Reserve Note on Thomas Jefferson’s 233rd birthday as part of the United States Bicentennial celebration in 1976
In the News: Principal at Alexander Early College says Commissioner were not supposed to announce school’s move….Deadline to register for May Primary is today…Man charged with theft of camper in Bethlehem…Taylorsville man charged with meth possession…Major Meth discovery in Iredell County…Pedestrian killed in Catawba County…Man drives into Mooresville Bar
Warm and Windy Today
Busy Friday for Cougar Athletics…No Brawl, Boston beats Yankees…Angels continue to fly high…NASCAR runs at Bristol on Sunday…Tony Stewart settle lawsuit
Happy Birthday: Lyle Waggoner, Paul Sorvino, Bill Conti, Al Green, Ricky Schroder
The Russians have hacked my car
Don’t forget. it’s Friday the 13th. Watch out for Black Cats, don’t step on the cracks in the sidewalk, and don’t even try to find a four leaf clover
Thank You to The Town of Taylorsville and the Alexander Garden Club for the flowers in the cement pot out front of the station. A breath of Spring !
Win Hickory Crawdads Tickets on the Radio thanks to Powell Septic Tank ServiceQuote of the Day: ” Do not bite at the bait of pleasure, till you know there is no hook beneath it”…Thomas Jefferson ( Born this Day in 1743)